Improving the Oral Health of Iowans, February 2020

(2020) Improving the Oral Health of Iowans, February 2020. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

The premise of the I-Smile™ dental home initiative is simple—help children in Iowa have good oral health from an early age to achieve optimal health for a lifetime. Good oral health allows children the ability to eat well, grow and thrive, concentrate on learning, feel positive about their appearance, and improve social interactions, thus contributing to overall well-being and reducing future dental/medical costs.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Oral Health, Dental Health, Public Health, I-Smile
Subjects: Health and medicine > Public health
Health and medicine > Healthcare
Health and medicine > Healthcare > Dental care
Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Healthcare > Hygiene and personal cleanliness
ID Code: 31574
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 27 Mar 2020 14:18
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2020 14:18
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/31574